Environmental Stewardship of Public Lands? The Decline of Westslope Cutthroat Trout along the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta

(2020) 42 Public Land & Resources Law Review 39 - 79

41 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2020

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Shaun Fluker

University of Calgary - Faculty of Law

David Mayhood

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: August 13, 2020

Abstract

The Alberta population of westslope cutthroat trout is in severe decline, despite the fact the species is listed as a threatened species under provincial and federal endangered species legislation in Canada. This paper is a case study which describes the recovery framework for the westslope cutthroat trout and gives a critical assessment of its development and ineffectiveness.

Keywords: endangered species, critical habitat, public lands

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Fluker, Shaun and Mayhood, David, Environmental Stewardship of Public Lands? The Decline of Westslope Cutthroat Trout along the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta (August 13, 2020). (2020) 42 Public Land & Resources Law Review 39 - 79, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3673384

Shaun Fluker (Contact Author)

University of Calgary - Faculty of Law ( email )

Murray Fraser Hall
2500 University Dr. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Canada

David Mayhood

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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